Medical Marijuana Bill Advances in Alabama

Marijuana reform proponents in Alabama enjoyed a second victory within a week as a state Senate committee voted in favor of legalizing medical cannabis. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the legislation in a 6-2 vote on Wednesday, April 24, with three abstentions. The bill, which now heads to the full [...]

2019-05-27T04:05:57-07:00May 7, 2019|

Medical Marijuana Clears Vote in Alabama Senate

Medical marijuana is apparently on its way to the Deep South, and it may win its first victory in a surprising place. A state Senate panel in Alabama voted in April to clear a proposal that would legalize full medicinal cannabis statewide. Alabama currently allows a limited, non-intoxicating form of [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:03-07:00May 3, 2015|

Alabama Running Back Sacked Over Marijuana Charges

Tyren Jones, a University of Alabama running back, was kicked off the team in March after he was arrested on a cannabis charge. It was the latest in a long string of harsh penalties for football players caught with marijuana. Police arrested Jones March 30 and charged him with second-degree [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:20-07:00April 2, 2015|
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